We’re happy to introduce four new team members here at Mapbox! Read on to meet Theresa, Bob, Andy, and Baran, and discover what they’ll be working on.
Theresa Bower - Accounting
Theresa is responsible for all things accounting at Mapbox. From revenue to COGS to technical accounting memos, she makes sure our global financial statements are accurate and auditable.
Theresa joins our DC office from Matchbox Food Group, where she was the Vice President & Controller responsible for overseeing the accounting and financial reporting teams. She graduated from Elmira College with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Bob Lannon - Geocoding
Bob is joining the Geocoding team, working from Philadelphia. With a background in Natural Language Processing, he’s looking forward to improving our multilingual capabilities.
Prior to joining Mapbox, Bob worked at the Philly startup Picwell where he helped build a recommendation engine for personal health insurance plans. He also worked for the Sunlight Foundation, where he tracked data related to political influence. He has a master’s degree in Linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania. In his spare time, Bob likes hanging out with his family, pursuing hare-brained personal projects, and listening to every podcast.
Andy McGavern - Operations
Andy will be managing logistics and special projects for our CEO Eric, touching all parts of Mapbox and helping the company move at full speed. He also supports operations in the San Francisco office.
Andy spent the last three years serving in the Obama White House, most recently as the Associate Director of the White House Fellows Program. He’s also worked at the Clinton Global Initiative, the Office of Governor Deval Patrick, and the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network. In his spare time he enjoys eating out, making new friends, and gallivanting in the Castro.
Baran Kahyaoglu - Games
Baran is on our Games team, working from Ankara, Turkey. He’s helping us build the foundation of our Mapbox Unity SDK.
Prior to joining Mapbox, Baran developed training simulations for the military, air rescue, and firefighting teams with Unity3D. Baran has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.